Earthquakes list February 18, 2011

M 4.8      2011/02/18 23:54     Depth 41.3 km     MENDOZA, ARGENTINA
08:54:09 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake in the High Andes mountain range, approx. 20 km from the Chile border.
Although road 220 and 222 are in the epicenter proximity, we do not expect that this earthquake can create damage or injuries
155 km (96 miles) ENE (66°) from Talca, Chile
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M 5.3      2011/02/18 23:12    Depth 44.2 km      SUMATRA, INDONESIA
February 19, 2011 at 06:12:04 AM at epicenter
Moderate harmless earthquake approx. 50 km out of the Sumatra coast
105 km (65 miles) W of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
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M 4.4      2011/02/18 22:15    Depth 14.0 km     KYRGYZSTAN
local time 04:15
15 km NW Bazarkurgon (pop 27,704)
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M 5.1      2011/02/18 17:47     Depth 32.5 km     BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
09:47:36 AM at epicenter
Epicenter approx. 50 km south of the USA border
Approx. 50 km from Mexicali and 190 km from Tijuana
20 km (13 miles) SSE (168°) from Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California, Mexico
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M 5.2      2011/02/18 17:01     Depth 45.0 km     OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE
02:01:04 PM at epicenter
Very close to the coastal town of Navidad and 92 km (58 miles) SSW (194°) from Valparaiso, Chile
123 km (76 miles) WSW (249°) from SANTIAGO, Chile
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M 4.5      2011/02/18 08:10     Depth 42.4 km     BURU, INDONESIA
05:10:30 PM at epicenter
Weak to moderate earthquake below Pulau Buau (Buru Island), the third largest island of the Maluku Islands.
About a third of the population of 135,000 is indigenous.
The epicenter of this earthquake is inland with only a limited number of very small settlements nearby.
168 km (104 miles) W (275°) from Ambon, Moluccas, Indonesia
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M 4.3      2011/02/18 08:13     Depth 6.3 km      ARKANSAS
02:13:35 AM at epicenter
A number of similar shallow quakes are hitting the Greenbrier village.
5 km (3 miles) NNE (13°) from Greenbrier, AR (pop 3,576) and 60 km (37 miles) N (356°) from Little Rock, AR (pop 184,217)
Today's earthquake has been felt as a moderate shaking (MMI V) at maximum in Greenbrier.
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M 4.2      2011/02/18 04:26    Depth 2.0 km     POLAND
local time 05:26
UPDATE 13:36 UTC : Changed from Orange to Green because we couldn't find any Felt, damage or Injury reports.

Dangerous weak shallow earthquake due to the close-by underground copper mine.
In December 2010 a similar earthquake killed 1 miner and left more than 10 miners injured.
It is unsure whether this earthquake (and the December one) have been triggered by tectonic or mining action.
More in-depth information of the earthquake /accident : Click here
5 km NW Polkowice (pop 21,565) and 38 km NW Legnica (pop 106,033)
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M 5.3      2011/02/18 04:23     Depth 54.1 km      NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
02:23:18 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth less than 10 km out of the Maliom, Ulam, Pukemni coast.
Based on the intermediate depth (if accurate)
25 km (15 miles) SSE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
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Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 4.6      2011/02/18 01:21     Depth 10.3 km     BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
M 4.9      2011/02/18 08:03     Depth 10.0 km     BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
M 4.8      2011/02/18 08:59     Depth 29.8 km     TONGA

Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 4.8      2011/02/17 23:26     Depth 46.5 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
February 18, 2011 at 08:26:35 AM at epicenter
Aftershock of a more powerful earthquake last week and 40 km (25 miles) SE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
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M 4.8      2011/02/17 22:54     Depth 51.9 km      CERAM SEA, INDONESIA
February 18, 2011 at 07:54:27 AM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth very close to the north-western beaches of Maluku
100 km (60 miles) N of Ambon, Moluccas, Indonesia
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M 4.7      2011/02/17 22:20     Depth 52.8 km      LUZON, PHILIPPINES
February 18, 2011 at 06:20:53 AM at epicenter
Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth very close to Baguio City.
25 km (15 miles) WNW of Baguio, Luzon, Philippines and 220 km (135 miles) NNW of MANILA, Philippines
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M 5.8      2011/02/17 20:51:07      -14.228       166.366     Depth 34.4 km     VANUATU
February 18, 2011 at 07:51:06 AM at epicenter
Very strong harmless earthquake approx. 50 km from the northern side of Espiritu Santo.
NO tsunami danger.
GDACS published a GREEN earthquake alert for this earthquake = very limited chance on damage and/or injuries
170 km (105 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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